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date: 23 April 2021

(p. vii) About the Editors

(p. vii) About the Editors

Deborah J. Laible is Professor of Psychology at Lehigh University and an expert on children’s emotional and moral socialization. Although Dr. Laible’s research interests focus broadly on children’s development of social, emotional, and moral competence, her focus is on the role of parent-child communication in fostering moral and emotional competence. Dr. Laible has published her research in several top developmental psychology journals, including Child Development and Developmental Psychology, and has received grants from the Timberlawn Foundation, the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, and the Templeton Foundation.

Gustavo Carlo is Millsap Professor of Diversity and Multicultural Studies at the University of Missouri. His main research interest is in culture, family, and personality correlates of prosocial and moral behaviors in children and adolescents. Dr. Carlo has authored numerous journal articles, received grants from a variety of agencies, such as the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health, and co-edited several volumes. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (Division 7) and the American Psychological Society.

Laura M. Padilla-Walker is Professor in the School of Family Life at Brigham Young University and an Associate Dean in the college of Family, Home, and Social Sciences. Her research focuses broadly on how parents foster prosocial and moral development and healthy sexuality during adolescence. Dr. Padilla-Walker has published over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and co-edited two volumes with Oxford University Press: Prosocial Development: A Multidimensional Approach, and Flourishing in Emerging Adulthood: Positive Development During the Third Decade of Life. (p. viii)